Dec 16, 2012 4:30am PST
. welcome back to cnn's continuing coverage of the tragedy at sandy hook, elementary. we are here in newtown, connecticut. heading towards the bottom of the hour. i'm kate bolduan and john berman will be back to join me in a couple of minutes. let's catch you up on what we know this sunday. president obama will head to newtown, connecticut, where he will meet with the families of the victims. the president will also speak at a vigil, an interfaith vigil tonight. many people looking forward to hearing his words. we also know 12 of the victims were boys and 8 were girls. the medical examiner released the names of all of the victims yesterday. all of the children were either 6 or 7 years old. while 6 of them have the victi adults, all were women working at the school. united way set up a fund to collect donations for victims' families and the community as a whole. it's called the sandy hook school support fund. all donations will go directly to those affected. many ways to impact your world today. >>> we still don't know much, though, about the shooter, adam lanza. so many questions and very f
Dec 15, 2012 1:30pm PST
to people. they want to know what happened over at sandy hook. they don't know -- they don't know that they've lost their friends and their principal. >> it's become apparent that our 6-year-old has lost close friends. and he's very unaware of that right now. we don't know how to exactly approach it with him at this point. the we're just kind of guarding them from the tv. when they fell asleep last night, and -- and the experts would come on the tv to discuss how you talk to your children, we were very attentive. like, oh, let's listen, or let's watch this. and we realized watching it, it had nothing to do with us. it had everything to do with the rest of the country watching it. but not the people that were involved and the children that were actually in the school. so it's important for us to -- we realize, as this goes on, it's important for us to take advantage of the counseling. >> many people have sent messages to me to tell people like you and the people who have lost their children just sorry they feel for them. >> yeah, i mean, your heart -- this is a feeling -- it is unspeakable.